Faculty & Staff

Donald Cook

Assistant Research Professor
Discipline: Entomology

Specialty: Row Crop Entomology
Delta Research and Extension Center
Email: dc250@msstate.edu
Phone: (662) 686-3217

Mailing Address
Box 197
Stoneville, MS 38776

Mississippi Crop Situation Blog

Extension Efforts

  • IPM of agronomic crop
  • Sweet potato pests

Recent Publications

  • Gore, J., D.R. Cook, A.L. Catchot, F.R. Musser, S.D. Stewart, B.R. Leonard, G. Lorenz, G. Studebaker, D.S. Akin, K. Tindall, and R. Jackson. 2013. Impact of twospotted spider mite (Acari: Tetranychidae) infestation timing on cotton yields. Journal of Cotton Science 17:34-39. Download
  • Gore, J., A.L. Catchot, F.R. Musser, J.K. Greene, B.R. Leonard, D.R. Cook, G.L. Snodgrass, R. Jackson. 2012. Development of a plant-based threshold for tarnished plant bug (hemiptera: Miridae) in cotton. Journal of Economic Entomology 105(6):2007-2014. Download
  • Siebert, M.W., J. Thomas, S.P. Nolting, B.R. Leonard, J. Gore, A.L. Catchot, G. Lorenz, S.D. Stewart, D.R. Cook, L.C. Walton, R.B. Lassiter, R.A. Haygood, and J.D. Siebert. 2012. Field evaluations of sulfoxaflor, a novel insecticide, against tarnished plant bug (Hemiptera: Miridae) in cotton. Journal of Cotton Science 16:129-143. Download
  • Cook, D.R., A. Herbert, D.S. Akin,J.T. Reed. 2011. Biology, Crop Injury and Management of Thrips (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) Infesting Cotton Seedlings in the United States. Journal of Integrated Pest Management 2(2):1-9. Download
  • Reed, J.T., D. Bao, D.R. Cook, C.S. Jackson. 2010. Review of preplant-incorporated pesticide evaluations in Mississippi sweetpotatoes. Midsouth Entomologist 3(2):89-96. Download